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The European Commission adopts the new Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (VBER) alongside new Guidelines on Vertical Restraints (VGL)

  • 27/06/2022
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On 1 June 2022, the new Vertical Block Exemption Regulation (“VBER”) and Guidelines on Vertical Restraints (“VGL”) took effect. These introduce a number of important changes to the application of the EU competition rules to a wide range of vertical agreements affecting all sectors of the economy. In these VBB Insights, we analyse in detail the most important changes and their potential impact on market participants.


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